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Worry spread around the campus of University of Louisiana Monroe as a high speed chase took place yesterday afternoon at around 1:30 pm. The chase began at Sterlington Road then continued on through campus to Desiard Street where the suspect was finally stopped. 

The chase started with the suspect allegedly stealing a vehicle and trying to escape when the Sterlington Police quickly responded to the on going crime.  

The name of the suspect has not been released as the case is still under investigation. 

What is the value of shopping with local merchants this holiday season? Join 90.3 KEDM Public Radio for Policy and a Pint: Small Business Value in a Dot Com World  to find out.  Our "LIVE" public forum will feature leaders from business and government answering you questions about how to compete against internet and catalog sales and what that can mean for our local economy. 

The event will be held Tuesday, November 14 at Enoch's Irish Pub in Monroe. Policy and a Pint will begin at 5:30 pm with a meet and greet for our listeners. The radio discussion begins at 6 p.m. 

ULM Reveals New Logo and ‘The Best Is On The Bayou’

Aug 15, 2017
ULM OPI

The past begets the future. The building blocks of those who came before shape what is and what is to come.

The Office of Marketing and Communications team at the University of Louisiana Monroe, led by Chief Communications Officer Lisa Miller, found solace in that thought, and inspiration as well, as they worked on the daunting task assigned by ULM President Dr. Nick Bruno.

ULM Athletic Director Ready To W-I-N

Jul 28, 2017
Emerald McIntyre/ULM Photo Services

The University of Louisiana Monroe’s new athletic director told supporters Thursday he intends to lead the program to success on the field, but not at the cost of giving up principles.Nick Floyd was introduced as the new AD at a news conference attended by reporters, ULM community supporters and members of the faculty and staff.ULM President Dr. Nick J. Bruno introduced Floyd to the crowd at the conference center at the university’s library.

The University of Louisiana Monroe welcomes the world-famous Troopers Drum & Bugle Corps for a day of rehearsal and a performance of its competition show on Tuesday, July 25. 

Based in Casper, Wyo., Troopers is a founding member of Drum Corps International, one of the largest organizers of youth activities in the world. The corps members are high school and college musicians.

 In the summer, the Troopers travel to competitive shows and camps throughout the country. The stop in Monroe is on the way to a competition in Hattiesburg, Miss., on Wednesday.

ULM, Miss. College Plan Dual JD/MPA Program

Jun 30, 2017

The University of Louisiana at Monroe and Mississippi College in Clinton, Miss., have entered into an agreement that would provide an opportunity for students to attend both institutions concurrently in pursuit of both a Juris Doctorate (JD) and a Master of Public Administration (MPA).

Students would apply separately to each institution, and receive the MPA from ULM and the JD from MC.

As part of the arrangement, students could apply up to six semester hours from the MPA toward their JD degree, and up to 12 hours from their JD toward their MPA degree.

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The Ouachita Parish Multi-Jurisdictional Task Force conducted street operations on June 8th and 9th, 2017.   Different areas of Ouachita Parish were targeted. The Task force is comprised of sheriff’s deputies and police officers representing Ouachita Parish, surrounding parishes and the 4th Judicial Court District Attorney’s Office.

Ouachita Parish Multi-jurisdictional Task Force

Statistics for the operation:

Arrests:

Warrant Arrests (Felony)                             45

Swearingens Establish Endowed Professorship at ULM

Jun 15, 2017
Jeanette Slayter / ULM Photo Services

Dr. Lawson and Mrs. Sharon Swearingen have established an Endowed Professorship in Political Science at the University of Louisiana Monroe, funded by a $60,000 contribution.

The announcement of the Swearingens’ legacy was made Tuesday at the ULM Library, which was constructed under Swearingen’s tenure as university president from 1991 to 2001.

ULM SOAR Campaign Reaches Seventy Percent Threshold

Mar 23, 2017
Jay Curtis / KEDM

The University of Louisiana Monroe Foundation, ULM Athletic Foundation, and ULM Alumni Association announced that the SOAR Campaign had reached its 70% threshold.

The goal was announced at a celebration in Scott Plaza featuring faculty, students, and staff with ULM’s Sound of Today and Cheerleaders

Cory Crowe / KEDM

A doomsday situation could be just around the corner for North Louisiana and South Arkansas.  The Ouachita River could be defunded by the Corp of Engineers because of a lack of barge traffic.

Terry Baugh of the Ouachita Port says, “We are one pen swipe from disaster.”

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